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Rival Security Forces Clash in Sudan Amid Anti-Government Protests

KAMPALA, Uganda — Rival security forces clashed in Sudan on Tuesday as huge crowds of protesters kept up their vigil outside army headquarters to call for the overthrow of the country’s longtime authoritarian president, Omar Hassan [...]

Anti-government protests prompt talk of ‘Balkan Spring’

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) – It all started with a video posted on social media: a secret recording from 2016 that appears to show a well-known local tycoon hand over an envelope containing bundles of cash to a party associate of Montenegro’s [...]

Hamas Crackdown on Gaza Protests Instills Fear

Hamas accused the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, led by Fatah, of orchestrating the protests in a “vicious scheme” to create chaos and insecurity to harm the armed struggle against Israel. Gaza’s Health Ministry, which has [...]

Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, [...]

Algeria’s President Yields to Protests, Saying He Won’t Pursue Fifth Term

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the ailing Algerian president whose candidacy has spawned weeks of protests in his tightly controlled nation, announced Monday that he would not seek a fifth term in office. The announcement was a concession to [...]

Algerian opposition parties, unions back street protests

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) – More than a dozen political parties and unions have thrown their support behind widening street protests against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and denounced the government’s “stubborn” hold on power. More [...]

Israelis May Have Committed Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza Protests, U.N. Says

GENEVA — United Nations investigators said on Thursday that Israeli troops may have committed crimes against humanity in shooting unarmed civilians — including children — who posed no threat during the mass protests last year [...]

U.S. and Canada Warn Against Travel to Haiti as Violent Protests Continue

The governments of the United States and Canada have warned people not to travel to Haiti as violent protests against President Jovenel Moïse continued on Friday in the capital and other cities in the Caribbean nation for the ninth straight [...]

Week 13 of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests in France

PARIS — In the 13th straight weekend of “Yellow Vest” demonstrations in France, protesters showed no sign of letting up pressure on the government and did not appear appeased by concessions by President Emmanuel Macron. There [...]

Venezuela’s Opposition Gears Up for Major Protests

CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition leaders in Venezuela are calling for the biggest protests yet against the authoritarian rule of Nicolás Maduro on Saturday, hoping to capitalize on international pressure to force him from power. The [...]